Student associations

Ca' Foscari students who wish to take part in leisure, learning, cultural support activities or organize and manage study groups may form associations of at least 30 students.
Registered student associations may request funding for their initiatives: announcement for the allocation of funds are made twice a year.

For further information visit the webpage [IT]


AIESEC - Venezia


AIESEC – originally an acronym for Association Internationale des Étudiants en Sciences Économiques et Commerciales – is a global, independent, not-for-profit organisation run by students and recent graduates of about 2,100 Higher Education Institutions. Founded in 1948 and present in over 110 countries with about 60,000 members, AIESEC is the largest youth-run organisation in the world.

Focused on providing a platform for youth leadership development, AIESEC offers young people the opportunity to participate in international internships for profit and non-profit organisation in the areas of management, technology, education and development, organise international projects and meetings, experience leadership and participate in a global learning environment.

Erasmus Student Network (ESN) - Venezia

ESN Venezia

The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is one of the most important student associations in Europe. Founded in 1989 as a no-profit organisation, ESN supports and promots international mobility, by providing students with opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of ‘Students Helping Students’.

ESN works at three levels – international, national and local. At the moment there are over 12.000 members from 390 local sections in 36 countries, working on a volunteer basis in Higher Education Institutions all over Europe. ESN Italia was created in 1994 and nowadays has more than 40 local sections. In particular, ESN Venezia was created in July 2011, from the student association Meet a Mate of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Through an exciting schedule of activities and events, ESN Venezia actively promotes foreign students’ integration and international mobility programmes of Ca’ Foscari University.

What does ESN Venezia do for Ca’ Foscari students?

Thanks to the activities and the events organised by ESN Venezia, Ca’ Foscari students can:

  • meet international students;
  • put into practice their knowledge of Ca’ Foscari University and Venice by supporting other students;
  • organise and participate to many cultural events;
  • find out about different cultures and habits;
  • improve their language skills.

ESN Venezia also supports students who are coming back from an international mobility period and gives them the opportunity to continue living an exciting international experience.

What does ESN Venezia do for international students?

ESN Venezia support international students during their mobility period in Venice, organising many activities and events to improve their socialization and integration.

When the mobility period is over, ESN Venezia helps students keeping in touch by forming networks and groups.

How to join in?

Both Ca’ Foscari students and international students can join in ESN Venezia anytime during the academic year by contacting directly ESN Venezia group at